Alabama reported 25 deaths from COVID-19 in Thursday’s update by the state Department of Public Health, but the number of new cases of the disease continued to trend downward.
There were 668 confirmed new cases of the coronavirus during the 24-hour period covered by the report, bringing the total to 112,794 since the pandemic began in March. The number of deaths climbed to 1,990. In addition, 7,128 cases and 80 deaths are listed as probably being associated with the disease.
The deaths in the new report represented the biggest daily number since 29 deaths were reported one week earlier.
The moving seven-day average of new cases stood at 759, less than half the average of 1,543 cases per day for the week ending Aug. 3. It was the 13th consecutive day for which the rolling seven-day average was below 1,000 cases.
Jefferson County reported 107 new cases, bringing its total to 15,175. No other county had a total in triple digits. Madison County had only 40 cases but the highest number of deaths at four.
The list of counties with total confirmed cases and deaths.
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